Daily rituals that make a BIG difference

Daily rituals that make a BIG difference

“A lot of habitually creative people have preparation rituals linked to the setting in which they choose to start their day. By putting themselves into that environment, they start their creative day.” – Twyla Tharp I read Twyla Tharp’s “The Creative Habit” years ago during a teacher training with Laughing Lotus founder Dana Trixie Flynn. …

Chakras 101

Chakras 101

What is a chakra? A chakra is an energetic wheel, or vortex of energy in the body. Each chakra has specific physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual attributes. The chakras are strongly correlated to the endocrine system, each one aligned with a particular gland in the body. Root – Reproductive Sacral – Adrenal Solar Plexus- Pancreas…

Everything is figureoutable – Marie Forleo

Everything is figureoutable – Marie Forleo

When I left my corporate job on Broadway I had less than $5k to my name. I figured it was enough with 3 months rent and a one way ticket to Australia. I didn’t worry about the money because my heart was racing on adrenaline. At the time I had little faith and did not…

What’s in my Shopping Cart?

What’s in my Shopping Cart?

Yoga is not only a physical practice it is mental, emotional, spiritual and dietary.   That means a healthy diet leads to a healthy body, which results in a healthier state of mind. If we are feeling clouded or heavy by consuming toxic foods, we are doing our physical practice a disservice which leads to a…

Re-setting Resolutions

Re-setting Resolutions

Keeping up with Resolutions It’s around that time of year (if you’re reading this in February) that we let go of our new years resolutions. Those intentions you set for yourself at the beginning of the year with enthusiasm for a new start to a prosperous 2016 (or beyond). I know for myself, I set…

Reflections

Reflections

On the plane from London to Los Angeles, I had the time to watch the short film, Violet. Violet is about a young girl who despises her reflection. At the peak of puberty, she spends time criticizing herself in the mirror – judging the size of her nose, shape of her head and color of…

SELFIES

SELFIES

I recently returned home from a trip to India. During my travels, I had the opportunity to check in online and post about my adventures. It was a rich and rewarding experience and I was thrilled to share my journey with those back home. Although, while I scrolled through my feed to see what the…

6 Nutrition Tips for Active Teachers

6 Nutrition Tips for Active Teachers

See this blog featured on True Wellness by TrueFood Kitchen Being a full time yoga teacher has taught me a lot of lessons.  One of the first lessons I learned was to take care of my body.  When you’re constantly moving around the room, you need to make sure you’re in tip top shape before…

Letting Go

Letting Go

Letting Go   I can remember the night like it was yesterday.  A man standing in front of a woman shouting “Don’t talk to me that way” and the woman yelling back with rage in her eyes.  The screaming got louder and louder until the man lost his temper and and I fell to the…